TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QuickPlay Media, Inc., the leading provider of solutions for the distribution of premium video to portable wireless devices, today announced it will acquire a variety of network operations center assets of FLO TV Incorporated, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, further expanding its U.S. presence. As a result of the acquisition, QuickPlay will take over FLO TV’s 30,000-square-foot data and network operations center in San Diego, and will use the facility to manage the capture and distribution of both live and on-demand content for a broad range of IP-enabled devices.
“The acquisition of FLO TV assets allows us to get closer to our customers as we continue to scale our global operations,” said Wayne Purboo, president and CEO of QuickPlay Media. “We are proud to work with many of the world’s leading media service providers, and our customers continue to tell us the reliability, scalability and innovative feature set of our cloud-based services set us apart from the competition. As we continue to expand our managed services into new markets around the globe, we remain focused on growing the business through continued product development and enhancements as well as strategic partnerships and customer collaboration.”
With the proliferation of IP video and rapid adoption of tablet devices, QuickPlay continues to grow at an explosive rate. The company manages more than one million media assets on behalf of customers, and powers premium media services for companies such as AT&T U-verse, SIRIUS XM Radio, Bell Mobility, Motorola Mobility, Rogers Communications, RIM, and Sony Pictures.
QuickPlay’s new San Diego facilities are particularly well-suited to delivering live programming, including special events, to tablets and other IP-enabled devices. QuickPlay will build on its live events experience, which includes powering high profile events such as the Royal Wedding, 2011 Stanley Cup Finals, 2011 Super Bowl and the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
About QuickPlay Media
QuickPlay Media is the leading provider of solutions for the distribution of premium video to portable wireless devices. Successfully used by the world’s largest communications and media companies, QuickPlay’s OpenVideo platform provides the most secure and flexible way for companies to deliver engaging multi-screen entertainment experiences. QuickPlay is headquartered in Toronto, with sales offices in London and throughout the US. For more information, please visit www.quickplay.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/quickplaymedia. Interested parties can also follow QuickPlay Media on Twitter at @quickplaymedia.